Co. Cork Wreck List "A"
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Vessel Type:

Spanish Factory Ship

Location:Co. Cork
Date of Loss:1st August 1986Place:Ardnakilla Point
Cause of Loss:Struck rocksBoat Dive from:Castletownbere
Charted Depth:25mIrish O.S. Map:Discovery Series No. 84
Height of Wreck:Admiralty Chart No:1840 and/or 2424
Hull Material:SteelLatitude:
Type of Seabed:Longitude:
Average Visibility:Diving Experience:Experienced
No image listed.
 
Diving Information:
  • Lies in Piper Sound
 
Historical Information:
  • She measured 110 ft. and was manned by a Spanish crew under a British flag in order to comply with EEC regulations.
  • During a severe gale her engines failed as she neared Castletownbere Harbour and she struck rocks at Ardnakilla Point.
 
Source Publications:
"Irish Wrecks Database"
by
Roy Stokes & Liam Dowling
"Shipwrecks of the Irish Coast 1105 – 1993"
by
Edward J. Bourke
Edward J. Bourke 1994 - ISBN: 0952302705
Co. Cork Wreck List "A"

Last update - 05-Dec-2005

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